Sustainability (Blog)

Cobb EMC unveils flower power

On Friday, June 12, Cobb EMC, a member-owned not-for-profit electric cooperative, and Gas South, an Atlanta-based natural gas provider, are opening an innovative Solar Flower Garden on the Cobb EMC campus in Marietta. The garden will feature three 18-foot solar…

Serenbe Saturdays

Serenbe Founder and CEO Steve Nygren. Photo by Jennifer Stalcup. If you’ve never been to the lush, green community of Serenbe in South Fulton’s hill country, you might want to consider venturing there this Saturday, May 25. Along with the…

Recycling batteries

Last year, Georgians collected over 650,000 pounds of batteries in support of Call2Recycle, the country’s first and largest consumer battery recycling program. That effort earned the Peach State a No. 3 national ranking for battery recycling. Since Call2Recycle was founded…

Statewide Stewardship

On Nov. 6, Georgians going to the polls will have an opportunity to vote on Amendment 1, the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Act. The act calls for a percentage of taxes collected on recreational equipment to go toward funding the protection…

Baby chicks are hatching

Zoo Atlanta’s Chilean flamingo breeding program is one of North America’s most successful and chicks are now hatching from another productive nesting season. Hatchlings are being nurtured behind the scenes, while eggs have been sent to other zoos to contribute…